We all know about the Chinese domination in the sector of the budget smartphone. UMI is one among them and is quite successful in capturing the budget sector. The main attraction of this company’s smartphones lies in the design. They are beautifully designed for tempting the potential buyers. With the recent release of UMIDIGI Z1 and UMIDIGI C Note, the Chinese manufacturer is ready to capture budget smartphone market in 2017.
The Chinese company UMIDIGI definitely knows in which direction it needs to move to attract the audience. The current user needs not only need a power packed phone but also an attractive device. Like in today’s time, the demand of bezel-less smartphone is increasing like never before. UMI exactly does that with its launch of UMIDIGI S2 and Umidigi S2 Pro bezel-less smartphone.
|Features||UMIdigi S2/S2 Pro Smartphone|
|Display||HD (1440 x 720p)|
|Screen Size||6.0 inch|
|Camera||Dual Rear (13MP+ 5MP), Front(5MP)|
|Hardware||Helio P20, 2.3GHz, Octa Core|
|RAM+ROM||4GB+64GB or 6GB+64 GB|
|Sim Card Type||Dual Sim|
Design & Display:
UMIDIGI S2 is one of those big phones which make you feel you are holding a beast gadget than a mere lightweight phone.
The phone is sturdy with a high-quality aluminum body. With almost 6 inches(5.99 inches) IPS LCD display, this phone definitely enhances the user’s viewing experience.
It has high-density multi-touch display with 368 PPI display which is excellent when you consider the extra large screen size.
Its dimensions are 158.6 mm x 78.0 mm x 8.0 mm. The weight is slightly on a heavier side with 186 Grams. However, UMIDIGI managed to keep the phone slim even though equipped with a high capacity battery.
Hardware and software:
Coming to the hardware Specifications, this phone runs on MediaTek Helio P20- 64-bit octa core processor which is suitable for heavy users with optimal battery usage. UMIDIGI even took care of the users who like to play heavy games on the phones.
With Mali T880MP GPU, the user will have a nice experience while playing heavy games. This phone runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) OS which can be upgraded to latest Android version.
The Phone is available in two RAM Variant 4GB (S2) and the Massive 6GB RAM(S2 Pro).
Note: However the official version of the S2 Pro is not in the market till date.
The user won’t experience hanging even when playing high-quality games as this phone is equipped with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 256 GB with external TF card!
The UMIdigi S2 phone is equipped with Sony dual rear camera with 13 MP and 5 MPwith a clarity of 1080 and frame rate of 30fps. It is also equipped with dual LED flash which ensures excellent low light photography.
The front camera is 5 MP with an aperture of f2.0 definitely enhances your selfie experience. The main advantage of this phone camera is that it comes with a Sony Exmor RS sensor and auto focus technology.
It is equipped with one of the best batteries in this budget range of smart phones. With 5100 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery, the user need not worry about the juice being dried out. Moreover, it is equipped with fast charging technology. As per the manufacturer claims, this phone has a stand by time of 6 days when fully charged and comes with a talk time of 30 hours. Even under heavy usage, this phone works for a good 9 hours.
- UMIDIGI S2 comes in three fancy colors Black, silver and red.
- It has a Type-C USB port which is a nice feature that is equipped with most of the modern day phones.
- Like any other Chinese smartphone, It has hybrid sim Slot, However, it might be slightly annoying for the users who need that “extra storage”.
- Its dual SIM slot supports two nano SIM cards or 1 nano SIM+ 1 nano SIM/TF card. Though it comes with a hybrid sim slot, that should not be a worry given that the phone comes with a default 64 GB internal memory.
What will you get in the package?
- 1 x UMIDIGI S2/ S2 Pro
- 1 x Power Adapter
- 1 x USB Cable
- 1 x OTG Cable
- 1 x English Manual
- 1 x Back Cover
Pros and Cons:
- First Bezel-less phone with full metallic design
- Big 5100 mAh battery
- Massive 6 GB RAM option in S2 Pro!
- Hybrid sim slot
Priced at under $229, this phone is worth your money if you are one of those users who is much more display conscious!